Guest Teachers at CSCH

Carmen Cool

Carmen Cool, MA, LPC is a psychotherapist in Boulder, Colorado specializing in binge eating disorder. Having worked for over 15 years in the field of eating disorders/disordered eating, both in private practice and in treatment centers, she gets out of her office when she can and does activism and advocacy work.  She has run youth programs since 2004, championing them to raise their voice and create new cultural norms around body image, and is an international presenter on Health At Every Size®.   She was named “Most Inspiring Individual” in Boulder County and was the recipient of the Excellence in Eating Disorder Advocacy Award in Washington, DC. She is the current Board President for The Association for Size Diversity and Health. Visit Carmen’s website here.

Erin Livers, BA ICNT

Along with her private practice in Nutrition Therapy, Erin regularly educates many groups about health, nourishment, and their body’s ability to thrive. She is also on the faculty at Bauman College in Boulder, Colorado. She is the Holistic Nutrition Educator for The Neurosculpting® Institute in Denver, Colorado, and is Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition through the National Association of Nutrition Professionals. Her integrative approach to nutrition therapy combines Nutritional Anthropology, Functional Medicine, Chinese Medicine, and Intuitive Counseling, which supports her clients to discover how to nourish their bodies with food and nurture themselves in all aspects of life. By nourishing ourselves, we create the foundation for physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health. Erin resides in progressive Boulder, Colorado where she tends vegetables, herbs, fruits, and flowers in her organic garden before creatively cooking and eating them. You can learn more about Erin on her website at or contact her at

Jessica Baker

Jessica Baker is an acupuncturist, herbalist, educator, and public speaker. Her passion for sharing the messages of the plants is reflected in her private practice and her classes on aromatherapy, herbalism, and Chinese medicine. As a continuing education provider to acupuncturists and nurses, she teaches the importance of traditional medicine to health care professionals as well as to laypeople. She teaches at several herbal symposia and acupuncture conferences throughout the U.S. You can see Jessica’s blog here.

Dr. Cheri King ND

Dr. Cheri King ND a licensed naturopathic doctor in the State of Colorado. She attended the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon, the oldest and one of the best known naturopathic colleges in the country. Dr. King graduated with a doctorate in naturopathic medicine and with honors in research for her work investigating detoxification diets. During her time at NCNM, she also co-founded the Naturopathic Medical Student Association and received multiple achievement awards for outstanding performance in the field of natural medicine and for applying holistic healing principles in her own life as well as the lives of others. Dr. King sees patients at Boulder Natural Health in Boulder, Colorado. She is also an adjunct professor at Community College of Denver. See Sheri’s website here.

Eric Yarnell, ND, RH (AHG)

Eric Yarnell (Bastyr ’96) is a professor of botanical medicine at Bastyr University. In his practice, he has specialized in men’s health, urology, and nephrology for the past 20 years. He is author of Natural Approach to Urology, Men’s Health, 2nd Ed, and Natural Approach to Gastroenterology, 2nd Ed. He is co-author of Clinical Botanical Medicine and many other textbooks and articles. Dr. Yarnell is president of Heron Botanicals and chief creative officer of Wild Brilliance Press.

Visit Dr. Yarnell’s blog at and his practice at